The fish oil contamination case involving more than 3000 tonnes of illegal waste material being funnelled from human to animal nutrition purposes at Skagen in Denmark is not indicative of a broader problem, local industry has said.
The European Union is to step up controls on food imports from Japan in the wake of the nuclear accident at Fukushima – but stressed there was no evidence that consumers in the region were at risk from radiation-contaminated food.
The complacency being exhibited by Brussels over the ongoing dioxin contamination incident is every bit as concerning as the carcinogenic chemical that has found its way into the food and feed chains since the end of last year.
The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping tariffs of almost
40 per cent on monosodium glutamate (MSG) imported to the EU from
China, following an investigation into the effects of lower-priced
imports on EU industry.
Algatechnologies has taken the first step towards increasing
distribution of its AstaPure astaxantin in Europe, entering into a
new partnership with S Black to sell the antioxidant in the UK and